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Classic prairie setting with impressive granite outcroppings

Just a short drive N of the city of Luverne, this state park can best be appreciated for its... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Bison Tour

We very much enjoyed the Bison Tour. I know that this is new to the park and they are tweaking some... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
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In addition to fishing, swimming, canoeing, hiking and camping, this park offers visitors the opportunity to view the only bison herd in Minnesota's State Parks.
1410 161st St, Luverne, MN 56156-4057
+1 507-283-1307
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Just a short drive N of the city of Luverne, this state park can best be appreciated for its respect and preservation for the great American tall grass prairie. There is an array of camping possibilities, including full sized teepees, and, depending, there is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Great idea, the tour guide was awesome, so energetic you can tell she loves her job! Although the tour itself could be better. For the cost of the tour, the vehicle permit should be included. You should be able to get much closer to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

We very much enjoyed the Bison Tour. I know that this is new to the park and they are tweaking some things. Hoping that they get a mic for the tour guide to use while driving. She is excellent and very knowledgeable. Could add some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JenHayesH
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Just left the tour and had a great time. The weather was perfect, so if your planning attempt to plan on a nice day. You are in the open and it is up to you to be comfortable in the moving open vehicle. Our guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 622shawnw
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Tour started on time on a beautiful day. The bison buggy puts a breeze in your hair and an excellent opportunity to see the prairie and bison close-up in a well designed, safe vehicle. Park naturalist really knows her stuff. Tour definitely worth the admission....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jerome J
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t find the spot for the tours. Website for tours was terrible. And the area that seemed to be the park was a snooze fest. Was hoping to see animals or landscape....

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robyn L
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Unfortunately due to recent heavy rains we were unable to take advantage of the hiking trails. There is no driving loop available and the only motorized tour available only runs on Fridays. A bit disappointing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sonolove
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This place has everything you need to enjoy the outdoors. Between many walking/biking trails and bison. It is a family friendly place for everyone. I reccomend for the outdoor and nature lover.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Hands D
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for something to do while visiting Sioux Falls, take the short trip to Luvern, MN to Blue Mound State Park. A tour vehicle guides you on a buffalo and prairie tour ($7 for kids, $10 for adults, must be 5 to ride...More

Date of experience: June 2018
7  Thank Tami_Dority
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

So much to see, I tried to squeeze it in on this 28 1/2" buzz saw blade- just finished! If you want to see the bison close-up, try to get to the park around 8am & you can sometimes watch them as they go out...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sandionthefarm
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